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Ophthalmology is the specialized field of medicine that focuses on the health of the eye. It includes the anatomy, physiology and diseases that may affect the eye. Historically, the science of ophthalmology encompassed all aspects of visual function, both in health and in illness. Additionally, ophthalmology also includes animal eyes as ocular function and optic diseases are similar among humans and animals.
IRIDEX announces acquisition of certain assets from RetinaLabs

IRIDEX announces acquisition of certain assets from RetinaLabs

LensAR receives patent for using laser technology to increase flexibility of ocular lens

LensAR receives patent for using laser technology to increase flexibility of ocular lens

Intermittent exotropia will lead to nearsightedness in most children

Intermittent exotropia will lead to nearsightedness in most children

New studies supporting Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' CNS portfolio to be presented at AAN 2010

New studies supporting Teva Pharmaceutical Industries' CNS portfolio to be presented at AAN 2010

Therapeutic swing for autism-spectrum disorder sheds metallic particles directly into eyes of children

Therapeutic swing for autism-spectrum disorder sheds metallic particles directly into eyes of children

LCA: Few possess genetic mutation necessary for positive outcome from gene therapy

LCA: Few possess genetic mutation necessary for positive outcome from gene therapy

New guidelines will make it easier to evaluate the cost of visual impairment studies

New guidelines will make it easier to evaluate the cost of visual impairment studies

Notch pathway may be a good target for drug development, study says

Notch pathway may be a good target for drug development, study says

RXi Pharmaceuticals reports net loss of 28% for 2009

RXi Pharmaceuticals reports net loss of 28% for 2009

Cut in Medicare reimbursement to physicians will jeopardize timely surgical care

Cut in Medicare reimbursement to physicians will jeopardize timely surgical care

Biophotonics: Light to cure disease

Biophotonics: Light to cure disease

New topical drug may help treat diabetic eye disease

New topical drug may help treat diabetic eye disease

Can-Fite BioPharma files patent application for treatment of Uveitis with A3 adenosine receptor ligands

Can-Fite BioPharma files patent application for treatment of Uveitis with A3 adenosine receptor ligands

Scientific revelations discovered during Retina Implant’s first human clinical trial

Scientific revelations discovered during Retina Implant’s first human clinical trial

ForSight Labs licenses non-core ophthalmology technology from SurModics

ForSight Labs licenses non-core ophthalmology technology from SurModics

Cancer news coverage should also focus on hospice and end-of-life care

Cancer news coverage should also focus on hospice and end-of-life care

Dole Food inaugurates mobile medical unit to offer access to specialized health attention

Dole Food inaugurates mobile medical unit to offer access to specialized health attention

OXiGENE signs definitive agreement to sell Common Stock

OXiGENE signs definitive agreement to sell Common Stock

Age-related macular degeneration affects central vision in older Americans

Age-related macular degeneration affects central vision in older Americans

StemCells reports net loss of $5.23M for fourth-quarter fiscal 2009

StemCells reports net loss of $5.23M for fourth-quarter fiscal 2009

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